etc. approached their local Parish Priest with a view to setting
up a Brass Band.
priest's name was Fr. Sutherland, who granted permission allowing
the name of the Parish St. Patrick's to be utilised within
the Bands Constitution.
years later the Band continues to flourish , still affiliated
to the Parish and still drawing youngsters from Shotts and
surrounding areas to be educated in reading Music and Brass
This CD has been recorded to celebrate the Bands 125 years
existence and is dedicated to the people of Shotts who have
supported their Band throughout this significant period.
on CD is a new work "Springhill Brig" composed by
the Bands MD Simon Kerwin. This March is dedicated to the
Shotts St Patrick's Bans and takes its name from the site
of the first Band Hall.
listen to a 30 sec preview of the some of tracks on the CD.
click on any of the tracks below: